She is a young woman who, several years ago, recognized the lack of job stability within her chosen field (journalism) and, with a baby on the way, realized it was up to her to do something about it.
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In her new book, The Economy of You: Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life, she shares her personal journey, and that of over 100 others, of jumping into arguably what is now the biggest trend in business today – the microbusiness.
In this episode, Kimberly shares:
- Why we all need more than one income or side-gig
- The impact a side-gig can have on your happiness and over all satisfaction
- Some of the common traits shared among successful side-giggers
- Many of the big picture questions to ask yourself if you’re struggling choosing a side-gig
- And a lot more!
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Resources from Kimberly
We talked about a number of different website resources that can serve as great idea starters in the event you’re struggling with determining your side-gig. They include:
Books Kimberly Recommends
Kimberly is a big fan of last week’s guest, Dan Pink, and mentioned that reading his book Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself served as a pivitol point in her life.
She also recommends Composing a Life by Mary Catherine Bateson
Other Books by Kimberly
Generation Earn: The Young Professional’s Guide to Spending, Investing, and Giving Back was released on October 12, 2010. Kimberly is also a columnist for U.S. News & World Report.
Connecting with Kimberly
If you enjoyed this episode, let Kimberly know by sending her a tweet to @alphaconsumer.
You can find Kimberly on the web at ByKimberlyPalmer.com.
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